French Republic


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Noun1.French Republic - a republic in western EuropeFrench Republic - a republic in western Europe; the largest country wholly in Europe
apache dance - a violent fast dance in French vaudeville (an apache is a member of the French underworld)
Agincourt - a battle in northern France in which English longbowmen under Henry V decisively defeated a much larger French army in 1415
Battle of the Marne, Belleau Wood, Chateau-Thierry, Marne River - a World War I battle in northwestern France where the Allies defeated the Germans in 1918
Chalons, Chalons-sur-Marne - the battle in which Attila the Hun was defeated by the Romans and Visigoths in 451
battle of Crecy, Crecy - the first decisive battle of the Hundred Years' War; in 1346 the English under Edward III defeated the French under Philip of Valois
Dunkerque, Dunkirk - an amphibious evacuation in World War II (1940) when 330,000 Allied troops had to be evacuated from the beaches in northern France in a desperate retreat under enemy fire
battle of Ivry, Ivry, Ivry la Bataille - a battle (1590) in which the Huguenots under Henry IV defeated the Catholics under the duke of Mayenne
Argonne, Argonne Forest, Meuse-Argonne, Meuse-Argonne operation, Meuse, Meuse River - an American operation in World War I (1918); American troops under Pershing drove back the German armies which were saved only by the armistice on November 11
siege of Orleans, Orleans - a long siege of Orleans by the English was relieved by Joan of Arc in 1429
battle of Poitiers, Poitiers - the battle in 1356 in which the English under the Black Prince defeated the French
Battle of Rocroi, Rocroi - a battle in the Thirty Years' War (1643); the French defeated the Spanish invaders
battle of St Mihiel, Saint-Mihiel, St Mihiel - a battle in the Meuse-Argonne operation in World War I (1918); the battle in which American troops launched their first offensive in France
battle of Soissons-Reims, battle of the Aisne, battle of the Chemin-des-Dames, Soissons - a battle in World War I (May 1918); the Germans tried to attack before the American numbers were too great to defeat; the tactical success of the Germans proved to be a strategic failure
Battle of the Somme, Somme, Somme River - battle in World War I (1916)
Battle of the Somme, Somme, Somme River - battle of World War II (1944)
battle of Tertry, Tertry - a battle in France in 687 among the descendants of Clovis
battle of Valmy, Valmy - the French defeated the Austrian and Prussian troops in 1792 (with a famous cannonade from the French artillery)
battle of Verdun, Verdun - a battle in World War I (1916); in some of the bloodiest fighting in World War I the German offensive was stopped
French Revolution - the revolution in France against the Bourbons; 1789-1799
Bastille - a fortress built in Paris in the 14th century and used as a prison in the 17th and 18th centuries; it was destroyed July 14, 1789 at the start of the French Revolution
Maginot Line - a fortification built before World War II to protect France's eastern border; initially considered to be impregnable, it was easily overrun by the German army in 1940
maisonette, maisonnette - a small house
oriflamme - a red or orange-red flag used as a standard by early French kings
rue - (French) a street or road in France
tricolor, tricolour - a flag having three colored stripes (especially the French flag)
Palace of Versailles, Versailles - a palace built in the 17th century for Louis XIV southwest of Paris near the city of Versailles
jeu d'esprit - a witty comment or writing
bon mot, mot - a clever remark
French - the Romance language spoken in France and in countries colonized by France
bonheur - (French) happiness and good humor
haute cuisine - (French) an elaborate and skillful manner of preparing food
nouvelle cuisine - a school of French cooking that uses light sauces and tries to bring out the natural flavors of foods instead of making heavy use of butter and cream
bureau de change - (French) an establishment where you can exchange foreign money
FLNC, National Liberation Front of Corsica - a terrorist group formed in 1976 to work for Corsican independence; attacks on Corsica are aimed at sabotaging public infrastructure and symbols of colonialism
ancien regime - a political and social system that no longer governs (especially the system that existed in France before the French Revolution)
estate of the realm, the three estates, estate - a major social class or order of persons regarded collectively as part of the body politic of the country (especially in the United Kingdom) and formerly possessing distinct political rights
Translations
Französische Republik
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I will give the MacNab family my best advice, as good as I gave the French Republic and the King of England--no, better: fourteen years better.
Between ourselves, the recent cases in which I have been of assistance to the royal family of Scandinavia, and to the French republic, have left me in such a position that I could continue to live in the quiet fashion which is most congenial to me, and to concentrate my attention upon my chemical researches.
Regarding Article 2, the Commission claimed the French Republic had not fully transposed the definition of the 'radiological emergency', since the relevant French Decree on emergency plans covers only some of the situations referred to in the Directive.
The meetings were attended by Sheikh Humaid bin Ali al-Ma'ani, Sultanate's ambassador to the French Republic.
In this regard, the Kingdom of Bahrain condemned the recent terrorist attacks in Paris, affirming Bahrain's solidarity and support to the French Republic in combating such heinous acts.
The conference was attended by Roland Dubertrand, Ambassador of the French Republic to the Sultanate.
Based on the agreement for cooperation between the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Macedonia and the Embassy of the French Republic in the Republic of Macedonia signed by Foreign Minister Nikola Poposki and French Ambassador Laurence Auer at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Macedonia in Skopje on 5 February, the first training module of the series of specialized training courses for Macedonian diplomats, which focused on e-Diplomacy, was organized on 5 March.
MUSCAT Eoe1/4" Sayyid Badr bin Saud bin Harib Al Busaidi, minister responsible for defence affairs, has received a written message from Herve Morin, minister of defence in the French Republic, inviting him to attend the International Aviation and Space Show in Paris.
He has also received numerous other prestigious awards throughout his career, such as the American Film Institute's Life Achievement Award in 1989, the Kennedy Center Honors in 1991, the Legion d'Honneur from the French Republic, and the Life Achievement Award with the National Medal of Arts during Presidential ceremonies at the White House.
President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has received a delegation led by member of the National Assembly of the French Republic, President of the Association of Friends of Azerbaijan in France Jean-Francois Mancel.
Jeddah, Shawwal 10, 1437, July 15, 2016, SPA -- The Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud has sent a cable of condolences to President Francois Hollande of the French Republic following the terrorist running-over incident which took place in the city of Nice.
14 (BNA): Minister of Finance Shaikh Ahmed bin Mohammed Al Khalifa met a delegation comprising representatives from the French technical cooperation agency "Expertise France" and several French companies operating in the field of urban planning and development, and explored with them ways and means of bolstering the bilateral cooperation relations and benefiting from French expertise to expand and develop Bahrain's cities, as part of what was agreed during the official visit of His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa to the French Republic last August.